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Shady Characters: Ampersands,...
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Keith Houston
 
Where does the ampersand get its name from? What does the hashtag have to do with commerce in ancient Rome? This book gives answers to these questions. From the pilcrow...
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The Maid's Version
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Daniel Woodrell
 
By the acclaimed author of Winter's Bone, the dark, glittering story of two families divided by class and linked by a mysterious tragedy.
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Accidence Will Happen: The...
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Oliver Kamm
 
Oliver Kamm takes on the pedants in this witty, authoritative and sometimes provocative guide to the use and abuse of the English language.
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Simply English: An A-Z of Avoidable...
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Simon Heffer
 
What is the difference between amend and emend, between imply and infer, and between uninterested and disinterested? When should one put owing to rather than due to? Why should the...
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The Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt ...
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Mark Forsyth
 
Mark Forsyth's bestselling day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words, in paperback for the first time
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Basic Spanish
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Dorothy Richmond
 
Bite-size lessons. Big-time Spanish-language learning.
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Spell it Out: The Singular Story of...
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David Crystal
 
Why is there an 'h' in ghost? William Caxton, inventor of the printing press and his Flemish employees are to blame: without a dictionary or style guide to hand in...
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Practice Makes Perfect Mastering...
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Gary Robert Muschla
 
Provides helpful instruction and plenty of practice for your child to master the basics of vocabulary. This title helps you to learn how to: apply vocabulary rules; understand meaning and...
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There are Tittles in This Title: The...
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Mitchell Symons
 
From information about words and their uses, useful lists of things you never knew had names, palindromes, famous lines from literature and film, to bizarre test answers, insurance claims and...
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The Word at War: World War Two in 100...
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Philip Gooden; Peter Lewis
 
War words have embedded themselves in our collective psyche; British politicians are fond of invoking the 'Dunkirk spirit' whenever the country is faced with major...
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Written in Stone: An Entertaining...
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Christopher Stevens
 
Half the world's population speaks a language that has evolved from a single, prehistoric mother tongue. A mother tongue first spoken in Stone Age times, on the steppes of central...
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It's a Wonderful Word: The Real...
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Albert Jack
 
Collects over 500 of the funniest-sounding and delightful words in the English language, and traces them back to their often puzzling origins. While brushing up on your gibberish or gobbledygook...
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The Missing Ink: How Handwriting Made...
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Philip Hensher
 
A smart, funny book about the rise and slow death of the art of handwriting; and why it still matters.
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Ptichka v kletke
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Khlebnikov, Velimir
 
Selected poetry and prose.
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Learn Latin
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Jones, P.
 
Aimes to give the readers a basic knowledge of Latin in a short time.
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